Hemant Bhargava
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Professor Hemant Bhargava Honored with INFORMS ISS Distinguished Fellow Award

Professor Hemant Bhargava was recently honored with the 2017 Distinguished Fellow Award by the INFORMS Information Systems Society. INFORMS is the leading international association for professionals and scholars in operations research and analytics.

INFORMS ISS recognized Bhargava for his “seminal contributions to the economics of technology platforms, economics of information goods and to the technological underpinnings of decision support systems.” 

In addition, Bhargava was honored with the INFORMS eBusiness Section Service Award. The INFORMS eBusiness section promotes research, teaching, and networking among academics and practitioners, in eBusiness technology, theory, measurement, and applications.

Both of these awards were presented during the INFORMS ISS Conference on Information Systems and Technology on October 21-22, 2017, in Houston, Tex.  

Bhargava holds the Jerome and Elsie Suran Chair in Technology Management at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and is faculty director of the School’s new Master of Science in Business Analytics program, which launched last month.

A leading authority on the information technology industry, Bhargava’s research highlights distinctive characteristics of technology goods and their impact on specific elements of operations, marketing, pricing and competitive strategy.